Over 500 hutments gutted in Delhi fire

Over 500 hutments were gutted after a fire broke out in a slum in the national capital in the wee hours of Tuesday, fire brigade officials said.

Updated: Apr 05, 2011, 12:20 PM IST

New Delhi: Over 500 hutments were gutted
after a fire broke out in a slum in the national capital in
the wee hours of Tuesday, fire brigade officials said.

No one was injured in the blaze which was reported
from the slum cluster located behind the Rithala Metro Station
at around 1.05 am.

Twenty-two fire tenders were rushed to the spot which
doused the fire by 5.00 am, the officials said.

PTI